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Wichita, Kansas
Reviewed 29 December 2014

After a reservation snafu we ended up here thinking we had reserved a room. However, there was no vacancy. The woman at the front desk was very helpful and took the time to call all the hotels in Cooke City and Silver Gate until we found a place with vacancy. Although we didn't spend the night here I have to...

1Thank Jamie D
cookecitymt, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

First of all let me say that we are so touched that you would take the time to write a review! You are so kind! The woman at the front desk was me (Lisa) the owner. I felt so sorry for your family when you arrived and we found out that you were reserved at another Elk Horn Lodge in...

Reviewed 20 November 2014

The words that spring to mind are good value. I booked this off the back of fellow reviewers but I was a bit cautious especially considering there were not many options in Cooke City. We both felt we had made the right choice. The rooms were large and clean with pretty much everything you needed. The décor was certainly colourful....

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cookecitymt, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

We are pleased that you found no issues and no complaints and The Elk Horn Lodge was exactly the way it was reviewed here on Trip Advisor. Our deluxe rooms are larger than a standard motel room and we are delighted that you found them clean with pretty much everything you needed. Our decor is a lodge theme and is...

Hanover, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 9 October 2014

We've had several stays at the Elkhorn. We have stayed in an upstairs room a few times and enjoyed the quiet comfort and the cleanliness. We also stayed in one of the cabins with a kitchenette. This was very nice for a longer stay. We enjoyed the charm of Cooke City, the Visitors Center, and the general store. The location...

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cookecitymt, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

We are delighted that you have enjoyed your stays at the Elk Horn Lodge so much that you have had several stays! We just love our repeat customers! Thanks for taking time to give us a review as we really appreciate it! We are glad you enjoyed your stays in our deluxe rooms and found them clean and comfortable. Our...

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 4 October 2014

There aren't many options in Cooke City but the Elk Horn Lodge is a pretty good choice. The room was clean and reasonably spacious. However, be warned that the beds are soft. Also, our shower didn't work and that came as a bit of a disappointment, especially since the office didn't open until 8.

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cookecitymt, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to write us a review. We are so delighted you found our room clean and spacious. We are very proud of our clean rooms. Sorry, you found our beds to be too soft. It's really hard to find the right hardness/softness for all guests! The shower does work in room 5 it's a older 3 knob...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2014

This was our fourth time staying with Lisa and Jeff and it is always wonderful to come back to The Elkhorn Lodge and this unique and fun town. Lisa and Jeff are genuinely wonderful, friendly and warm people who make you feel immediately at home and having got to know them over the years, we enjoy it more and more...

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cookecitymt, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

We are so glad you feel at home when you arrive here! We so look forward to your visits and your cute little English accents. We love learning new words like 'faffing' ! It seems like you're family now after 4 visits! Thanks again, for writing us a review! Lisa and Jeff

Reviewed 17 September 2014

Best little lodge in Cooke City. Very nice room. It was clean, updated and warm. The rooms are right off of main street so the noise level is low. I have stayed in Cooke City dozens of times throughout my life and this is the place to stay.

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cookecitymt, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

Glad you found your room clean and warm. Since our lodge is located facing a side street the noise level is lower than those places facing main street. Thanks for the review! Lisa and Jeff

Venice, Florida
Reviewed 13 September 2014

This is our second stay at this lodge and we wouldn't think of staying any place else when visiting Yellowstone NP. The lodge is very well maintained, the beds extremely comfortable, microwave and refrigerator and the WIFI was very good. The owners are two of the friendliest people you could meet and after only 2 stays with them....we feel like...

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cookecitymt, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to give us a review during your world travels! We do love our repeat customers and it truly is like family visiting when they return. We do work hard to maintain our place and we sure do appreciate it when our repeat guests notice it! Thanks again, for staying with us. Hope to see you again!...

Halifax, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2014

I have stayed at the Elk Horn twice - once in 2011 and once in 2014. Both were in late May/early June. The lodge has 6 rooms - 3 downstairs and 3 upstairs. The Elk Horn also has 2 cabins. The rooms are excellent. They are a very good size with in-keeping decor for the area. They are probably also...

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cookecitymt, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review our motel! We are so pleased that you found our motel to your satisfaction, so much that you have already booked your stay for 2015! We look forward to your return next year! Thanks again for being our guests! Lisa and Jeff

Key West, Florida
Reviewed 26 August 2014

We booked the Elk Horn Lodge for our first trip to Montana, and were impressed from the moment that we pulled in. The location in town could not have been more perfect. The exterior of the hotel was impeccable, the buildings looked newly painted and the gardens were truly beautiful, you can tell a lot of time and care has...

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cookecitymt, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your first trip to Montana and the Elk Horn Lodge! We hope it will not be your last. We sure do appreciate the fact that you noticed all the attention we give our little lodge. As we like to say it's not the Hilton but we hope you find it clean, warm and if...

Key West, Florida
Reviewed 25 August 2014

My husband and I visit Cook City every year and would not think of staying anywhere other than the Elk Horn Lodge. The Elk Horn Lodge is cute, cozy and fantastic. Jeff and Lisa are the perfect hosts and make you feel at home. The location is ideal. They are in the center of town and only a few miles...

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cookecitymt, Owner at Cooke City's Elk Horn Lodge, responded to this review

Heather and Dave, Thanks again for choosing the Elk Horn Lodge for you stay while visiting Cooke City! We are so glad you enjoy staying with us. When our repeat customer's return it feels like family visiting us! We appreciate you taking the time to write us a review! Thanks again, Lisa and Jeff

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Elk Horn Lodge is a family owned and operated business located on Main Street, mid-town in Cooke City. We offer cozy cabins with kitchenettes as well as deluxe motel rooms. All units have two beds, full bath, Flat Screen TV'S, Direct TV, WIFI, small refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, hair dryers and are non-smoking and no pets. We also have a gas grill and outdoor hot tub available for your use. The Elk Horn Lodge is your perfect basecamp for Yellowstone National Park and the Beartooth Mountains. We are open year around and always offer reasonable rates. We are the only AAA approved lodging in the area. ... more   less 

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Address: 103 Main St, Cooke City, MT 59020
Region: United States > Montana > Cooke City
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
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“cabin 1 was great ... i looked in the deluxe room they looked great as well”
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